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March 3 & March 4, 2017


TIME:  8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Each day
COST:  Free
AWR 147: Rail Car Incident Response is an 8-hour, awareness level course developed to educate rural emergency responders on freight rail car incidents involving hazardous materials.
Because most freight rail traffic traverses rural areas, it is important that rural responders, especially those in resource-limited areas, understand the dangers and unique hazards these incidents present. Although safeguards are in place to prevent hazardous materials from causing harm under normal transportation, storage, handling and use, if any of these safeguards are circumvented, there is potential for great harm.
Upon completion of this DHS approved course, participants will be better prepared to respond to a freight rail car incident without en-dangering the health and safety of responders.
Key points covered in this course include:
 Identifying the design, construction, components and markings of rail tank cars;
 Recognizing the chemical being transported, and the manner in which the chemical must be considered in an emergency;
 Determining damage to the car and the potential hazard to people, property and the environment;
 Recognizing possible mitigation strategies for breached freight cars;
 Identifying characteristics and key resources in the rail/freight industry as well as federal, state, and private resources available to assist in a response effort
   Click on link to watch the training class information 
TO REGISTER:  Call Lt. Marshall Simonton at the Ozark Training Division    
Office: 334-445-0883 or Cell:  334-432-0169

March 16, 2017 


TIME:  8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
INSTRUCTOR:  Ret. Lt. Steve Searcy of Montgomery Police Department
COST:  Free
TO REGISTER:  Call Lt. Marshall Simonton at the Ozark Training Division    
Office:  334-445-0883   Cell:  334-432-0169

April 10 - 14, 2017 


TIME:  Class begins at 8:30 am  - dress is business casual.
COST:  The registration fee is $650.
For hotel reservations, contact Hampton Inn, 235 North US Highway 231, Telephone: 334-443-6669. The rate is approximately $91 per night. Seminar registration is open to all law enforcement – sworn and professional staff.
You are not required to be a member of FBI-LEEDA to attend. The FBI-LEEDA Supervisor Leadership Institute is a cutting edge 4 1/2-day program built especially for first-line supervisors and middle managers with the goal of enhancing their leadership competencies. The Supervisor Leadership Institute faculty members are senior law enforcement leaders who are committed to passing on their lessons learned. Attendees will be engaged in personality diagnostics, leadership case studies, mentoring, developing your people, performance management, risk management and credibility. This institute is student-centered and rich in facilitated dialogue and group work. • Introduction to Supervisor Leadership • Establish and Maintain Credibility • Discipline • Liability • Five Dysfunctions of a Team 
TO REGISTER:    Call Lt. Marshall Simonton at The Ozark Training Division,
Office:  334-445-0883 or register online at               
Call 877-772-7712 for more information.

April 27 & 28, 2017
TIME:  8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Each day

INSTRUCTOR:    Professional Law Enforcement Training

COST:     $199.00 per person

About the Training: Criminals rely on cellular telephones to facilitate their illegal activities on a daily basis. With the evolution of the smart phone technology, it is becoming increasingly difficult for law enforcement to successfully exploit cell phones.

Police officers must learn common cell phone terminology and understand the data that they receive from the cell phone companies.  Many officers are unsure how to read communication detail records (CDRs).  Officers will be presented with numerous examples of CDRs and will learn how to interpret every aspect of the report

One of the most difficult aspects of exploiting cellular telephones is the preservation of evidence during an active investigation. Techniques will be presented to prepare court orders and search warrants to force a cellular telephone company to preserve detailed CDRs including the content of SMS/MMS messaging during an active investigation.

The collection of data stored in a cellular phone can be challenging and problematic without the proper exploitation equipment. Numerous types of software and exploitation kits and equipment will be demonstrated during the course.

Wiretap investigations can produce very powerful and overwhelming evidence of guilt; however the failing to follow established protocol in obtaining wiretap orders can lead to evidence being suppressed and defendants evading prosecution.  This course will provide students with the fundamental aspects of developing wiretap investigations, uses and analyzing of pen registers, drafting wiretap affidavits, establishing “necessity”, minimization requirements, and administrative roadblocks often encountered.

In ongoing Criminal Enterprises and Drug Trafficking Organizations, multiple cellular telephones are utilized. This is a technique used to thwart law enforcements ability to monitor and exploit the criminal’s cellular phone. With the proper data, and investigative tools, the new telephone numbers can be easily figured out. Information will be presented on the most effective ways to overcome “dropped phones.”

This two day training course will provide officers a comprehensive approach to exploiting cellular telephones. This exploitation can lead to the identification of co-conspirators, and to help officers secure convictions in cases where only circumstantial evidence exist.

 Topics Covered

Cell Phone Search Warrants & Court Order, Interpretation of Call Detail Records, Preservation of Evidence during Active Investigation, SMS Messaging Vs. Instant Messaging, Collecting Stored Data, Exploiting Cell Phone Apps, Cell Phone Company Resources, Cell Tower Data, GPS & WIFI Tracking, “Dropped Phones”, Trigger Fish Technology, Pen Registers & Wiretaps Overview, Legal Considerations & Courtroom Testimony.

*****There are reading assignments prior to the class.*****

Hotel: Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham. 1140 US Hwy 231, Ozark, Al. 36360. 334-774-2771 $89.00 plus tax
           Hampton Inn 235 N. Hwy 231 Ozark, Al 36360. 334-443-6669  $89.00 plus tax
           Baymont Inn & Suites 1360 Hwy 231 Ozark, Al. 36360. 334-774-0233 $51.00 plus


* Be prepared to show your ID or Badge each day as you enter the class room *


TO REGISTER:  Contact Lt. Marshall Simonton at the Ozark Training Division
Office: 334-445-0883 or Cell:  334-432-0169.  
We have a 10 day cancellation policy.  Once you register, you will be sent important information.  Please make sure you read the information you receive carefully.


MAY 8 - 12, 2017
Subconscious Communication for Interveiw & Interrogation
Time:  8:00 AM - 5:00 each day
Cost:  $249.00 Per person

July 14, July 17 & July 18, 2017

FATS 360

TIME:  Begins at 8:00 AM each day

COST:  AMIC Member: $25.00 per person  /  AWCF Member:  $25.00 per person  /  ALM Member Only:  $35.00 per person  /  Standard Rate:  $55.00 per person
TO REGISTER:  Call Lt. Marshall Simonton at the Ozark Training Division
Office:  334-445-0883 or Cell:  334-432-0169


Contact Information: 

Training Officer:  Lt. Marshall Simonton
Cell:  334-432-0169    Office:  334-445-0883    Fax:  334-774-2703
Call for information and email for reservations:
Ozark Training Facility
401 Martin Street,   Ozark, Alabama  36360 


Ozark Officer Training Hours:   1922
Total Hours of Instruction:      7077
Number of Topics Instructed:   55
Number of Officers Instructed:   657
Number of other agencies trained:   82